Birthdays in History in January 1943

  • Jan 1 Raghunath Anant Mashelkar, Indian scientist
  • Jan 1 Tony Knowles, 9th Governor of Alaska
  • Jan 4 Doris Kearns Goodwin, American writer
  • Jan 6 Osvaldo Soriano, writer
  • Jan 6 Paul James Nunn, mountaineer
  • Jan 7 Nicholas Warner, test Pilot
  • Jan 7 Sadako Sasaki, Japanese child victim of the Hiroshima atomic bomb (d. 1955)
  • Jan 9 Robert Drewe, Australian author
  • Jan 9 Elmer MacFadyen, Canadian politician (d. 2007)
  • Jan 14 Shannon Lucid, Shanghai China, astronaut (STS 51G, 34, 43, 58, 76/79)
  • Jan 17 Daniel Charles Brandenstein, Watertown Wi, ast (STS 8, 51-G, 32, 49)
  • Jan 17 René Préval, President of Haiti
  • Jan 18 Kay Granger, American politician
  • Jan 19 Margriet Francisca, Dutch Princess
  • Jan 20 Roeland HG "Roel" van Duyn, Dutch Provo politician
  • Jan 22 H James "Jim" Saxton, (Rep-R-NJ, 1984- )
  • Jan 23 William E "Bill" Gibb, Scottish fashion designer
  • Jan 26 Sherian Grace Cadoria, brigadier general
  • Jan 27 A H Harper, CEO (Baltic Exchange)
  • Jan 29 Charles Fitzgerald-Lombard, Abbot of Downside